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Famous Birthdays In January - 08

Friday, 24 March 2017

1081  Henry V, Roman German king/emperor (1098/1111-25) was born on this day in history.  

1556  Uesugi Kagekatsu, Japanese samurai and warlord (d. 1623) was born on January - 08.  

1583  Simon Episcopius, Dutch bishop/theologist was born on January - 08.  

1587  Johannes Fabricius, Denmark, astronomer (discovered sunspots) was born on this day in history.  

1589  On January - 08 birth of ivan [Dzivo F] Gundulic, Dalmatisch writer (Dubravka)  

1601  On this day in history birth of baltasar Gracián y Morales, Spanish writer (d. 1658)  

1628  On this day in history birth of francois de Montmorency-Bouteville, duc de Luxemburg, French soldier  

1632  Samuel, Freiherr von Pufendorf, German jurist was born on this day in history.  

1635  On January - 08 birth of luis Manuel Fernández de Portocarrero, Spanish Archbishop (d. 1709)  

1658  Nicolas Coustou, French sculptor (Descente de Croix) was born on January - 08.  

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1668  On January - 08 birth of jean Gilles, composer  

1735  On this day in history birth of john Carroll, American Roman Catholic archbishop (d. 1815)  

1763  On this day in history birth of edmond Charles Genêt, French diplomat (d. 1834)  

1767  On this day in history birth of abraham de Veer, Dutch governor-general of Suriname (1822-28)  

1777  On January - 08 birth of filippo Traetta, Italy, composer/musicologist  

1779  John White, composer was born on January - 08.  

1786  Nicholas Biddle, made 2nd bank of US 1st effective central bank was born on this day in history.  

1787  On January - 08 birth of johann Ludwig Bohner, composer  

1788  Erik Drake, composer was born on this day in history.  

1788  Archduke Rudolph of Austria (d. 1831) was born on this day in history.  

1788  On January - 08 birth of pavel Kiselyov, Russian general and politician (d. 1874)  

1791  Jacob Collamer, (Sen-Vt) was born on January - 08.  

1792  On January - 08 birth of lowell Mason, Medfield Mass, organist/composer (Zebulo)  

1805  On this day in history birth of john Bigler, American politician (d. 1871)  

1805  On January - 08 birth of orson Hyde, American religious leader (d. 1878)  

1810  On this day in history birth of robert Schumann, Zwickau Germ, composer (Neue Zeitschrift fuer Musik)  

1812  Sigismond Fortune Francois Thalberg, composer was born on January - 08.  

1812  William Henry Holmes, composer was born on this day in history.  

1814  On this day in history birth of johannes Kneppelhout, [Klikspaan], Dutch humorist  

1814  On January - 08 birth of thomas Green, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1864  

1815  On January - 08 birth of george Webb Morell, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1883  

1815  On January - 08 birth of lawrence Pike Graham, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1905  

1817  On this day in history birth of john Selden Roane, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1867  

1817  On January - 08 birth of sir Theophilus Shepstone, South African statesman (d. 1893)  

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Famous Deaths In January - 08

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0482  Severinus, German monastery founder/saint, dies on this day in history.  

0624  Abu Sufjan ibn Harb, Kurashite chief, dies in battle on this day in history.  

1100  On January - 08 death of antipope Clement III (bc. 1029)  

1107  On this day in history death of edgar of Scotland (b. 1074)  

1198  Coelestinus III, [Giacinto Bobo], pope (1191-98), dies on this day in history.  

1324  Marco Polo, Venetian explorer/gov of Nanking, dies on this day in history.  

1336  On January - 08 giotto di Bondone, Italian Renaissance painter, dies at about 71  

1455  Laurentius Justitianus, [Lorenzo Giustiniani], saint, dies at 73 on January - 08.  

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